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Coronation hairpins.
Made in England, 1953.
Physical Description:
2 hairpins : metal ; each 55 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT966 .H2a Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Elisabeth Fairman
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Commemorative hairpins (kirby-grips) in celebration of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, on 2 June 1953. The top end of each pin features a small decorative crown. Both pins are attached to a small printed board (10 x 8 cm), on which the face of the new Queen is illustrated, along with flags of the Union Jack and the royal arms.
Subject Terms:
Coronations -- Great Britain.
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- -- Coronation.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth II, 1952-
Hairdressing -- Equipment and supplies.
Hairstyles -- Great Britain.
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